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Susan Packard introduces us to New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace and uses the ideals of competitive sports (gamesmanship - a strategic way of thinking) to crack the proverbial glass ceiling that women encounter.
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IWLC volunteer Linda Schreiber has reviewed Liz Wiseman's "how-to manual," "Rookie Smarts." Hear Ms. Wiseman outline steps to achieve success at the IWLC Eastern Iowa Conference, April 21-22 in Cedar Rapids.
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Do you realize 40% of an executive’s daily activities are directly attributed to listening? According to research, 50% to 75% of what you hear is never processed! This gap is often the root issue for derailed careers.
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Iowa women are working steadfastly and creatively to change the beleaguering statistics that show that women-owned businesses in our state lag behind all other 49 states. Pamela Patton is showing Iowa entrepreneurs that a life’s passion can be tur
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A global awakening is taking place in and for women. It is happening one woman at a time. Geena Davis, academy award winning actress, is one woman making a difference with her nonprofit research organization the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Med
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The Super Bowl is a mere two days away. There seems to be a definite split among the American population: the group who watches the Super Bowl for the touchdowns and fumbles and the group that perks up during the billion dollar advertisements.
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How can we expect to recruit quality female candidates to run for office (from either side of the aisle) when what we lead with is what they wore or what they look like? We are sending a message that we don't respect or take female candidates serious
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Right now, I can envision you on a high-wire, precariously perched with flapping arms striving for the perfect balance between work and personal life.
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"If you don't risk anything you risk even more."
Erica Jong (2009 Conference Speaker)